About Us

Honest.
Hardworking.
True.

Our Manifesto

We are united by the difference in our perspective, and by the belief that our perspective can make a difference. We are building a culture of cultures, where all are welcome and all are represented. A community of dot-connectors and combiners who see correlations no one else sees. Who merge insight with instinct to exponentialize our thinking as a way of changing the way others think. There is truth in what we do. And the truth is, we don’t interpret reality. We render it. And, we revel in it. We are united by celebration. Driven by a desire to honor not just the work, but the people behind the work. The thinkers, the doers, the collaborators who push progress, influence trends, and shape the world. Because when we do this together, we are united.

We are honest. We are hardworking. We are true.

Who We Are

We are the premier advertising and marketing organization
in Wisconsin.

Our Mission

To nurture and enhance creative and marketing brilliance.

Board of Directors

Executive Director

Ryan Day

Owner, Dandy

President

Krista Hansen

Executive Creative Director, GMR

Diana Bagley

Creative Director, Hoffman York

Rachel Bertsch

Associate Digital Creative Director, EPIC Creative

Heather Bolyard

Sr. Art Director, Jigsaw

Sam Burns

Social Media Manager, Boelter + Lincoln

Aimee Dierbeck

Sr. Copywriter/Content Strategist, Zizzo Group

Bruce Dierbeck

Social Media Director, GMR

Jeff Ericksen

Group Creative Director, Nelson Schmidt

Andrew Feller

Photographer/Owner, Andrew Feller Photography

Lynne Fraser

Broadcast Producer, Laughlin Constable

Mary Hacker

Associate Digital Project Manager, GMR

Sarah Hofman

Project Manager, Freelance

Sam Hogerton

Founder / Creative Director, SRH

Bryan Padovano

Senior Designer, Bader Rutter

Mackenzie Paschke

Graphic Designer, Fromm Family Pet Food

Adam Pryor

Creative Director, Manifesto

Becca Setala

Art Director, Cramer-Krasselt

Martha Switalski

Executive Producer, BVK

Ellen Wagner

Associate Creative Director, MKR

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